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5 things to do in Moscow for Christmas 2019

The Christmas holidays are almost upon us and what better way to celebrate than by taking a trip to one of the world’s most spectacular festive destinations. Moscow is renowned for its Christmas spirit with festive celebrations spanning over 80 sites throughout the city as part of the Journey to Christmas 2019 festival.

We have put together a list of our top five things to do in Moscow for Christmas 2019.


Back in October, we announced our 2019 Trans-Siberian competition with a chance to win a signed copy of experienced Trans-Siberian travel writer Matthew Woodward’s new book ‘The Railway to Heaven’. Today, we are pleased to be able to share the winning entry with our readers.

With Christmas just around the corner, we will be carrying reduced opening hours at our offices on select days starting from 24th December until the new year.